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's as police release some new information on the investigation. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in forrestville with what may be a possible motive in those shootings. anne. >> reporter: this morning, sheriff's officials say that they think this was a marijuana deal gone bad that led to the deaths of three men yesterday in this home this rural western sonoma county. police have not announced any arrests yet today. three men found shot to death in the back bedroom of a cabin which is one of several rental homes on this property along ross station road. officers identify one plan who died 26 raleigh butler. -- 26-year-old raleigh butler. he died at the cabin. the three men were found by one of men's brothers. even though officers said early on there wasn't a danger to the general public, people who live around here don't know what to make of this triple murder. so i spoke with several of them. they said that they did believe sheriff's officers when sheriff's officers told them to not worry. but then again they did hear helicopters overhead al
. san francisco fire crews were called to mariner drive last night. as kpix 5 anne makovec tells us, people trying to rescue the little girl were forced back by the heat and smoke. >> everybody wasegooses screaming and you know being really -- was just screaming and you know being really loud. nobody knew what was happening. >> reporter: this neighbor describes the scene shot in the cell phone video as a fire broke out in this apartment just after midnight. killing a 10-year-old girl on the second floor. >> had a lot of life you know. always happy. and she's gone now. >> reporter: family friend otis brotten had to stop the little girl's father from rushing in. >> he was trying to go back in the fire to get his daughter. >> reporter: but the fire was coming out of all windows and doors. >> but it wasn't nothing me and him could do because the house was engulfed in flames -- and my main concern was getting him away from there. >> reporter: by the time firefighters got here, they couldn't save her either. >> every angle we approached. we had fire. so we tried from the front. we put lad
is still basking in world series glory. in fact, spring training starts tuesday. anne makovec was there where thousands greeted the champions. >> it's a fantastic day. >>> reporter: the lines started forming last night and grew to more than five blocks long for the morning all for the chance to see the giants in person. >> take the mindset as no one wants to shine brighter than the other. we all shine at one time or another. >> reporter: the world series trophies were shining as props for fan photos. >> i wanted to touch one. but they wouldn't let me. >> reporter: they waited in line for hours. >> yeah. hoping for someone cool. >> reporter: not knowing which rotated player would be signing autographs when it was their turn. >> we were waiting in line for pablo. we were getting pictures. and literally we're right here, he leaves. >> reporter: but another star player was around the corner. >> oh, my god, yes, so happy. love hunter pence. >> reporter: do you have a crush on him? >> of course! he's beautiful. >> reporter: it's easy to devel
poor marks for road conditions in a national report released today. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec with why the golden state is falling behind the rest of the country. >> roads are bad. >> very frustrating. >> they need to be fixed. >> reporter: the results of a new study on our roadways didn't come as a surprise to bay area drivers. >> too much traffic. potholes. bad. >> reporter: california's roadways are going downhill according to the reason foundation. for the past 2 decades the group tracked spending per mile on state-owned roads and measured performance analyzing things like conditions, congestion and highway deaths. california was the only state that failed to improve in at least three of seven categories. >> there's a lot of states that there's a lot of things improving except california. i'm not surprised at all. >> reporter: but according to the study we did make improvements in two key areas: reducing fatal accidents and improving our bridges. there was a ceremony today to celebrate the seismic retrofit of the dumbarton bridge. >
blood infection isn't a 17-year-old boy to the hospital in the north bay. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec with the health warning sent to petaluma high school families. >> it's very scary for all of us, for parents, students, but really appears that this is an isolated case. >> reporter: a case of a highly contagious blood infection caused by a bacteria that can also cause meningitis. a student at petaluma high school 17-year-old christopher swain started feeling sick on saturday and collapsed from exhaustion. he has been in the hospital ever since. >> i cried for quite a long time because he is one of my very, very close friends. it was just really crazy for him because he's one of the last people that i would expect to end up like this. >> reporter: soon after they found out, school officials sent a robo call to all parents explaining the situation telling them where to find more information and what to do if they expect their child is exposed. a blood infection is spread mainly through saliva or close contact with coughs or sneezes. >> we hav
clara home for the fourth day. anne makovec reports from the house where investigators are making progress. >> reporter: yes. but they still have more searching to do. considering all the dangerous materials that have already been found in this home on humboldt avenue, they have blocked off the street and put tarps over the house and have a bomb truck standing by. so far authorities say they have gone through about 80% of the house. >> long past few days, and i'm really hoping that we can finish it up today and go home to our families. >> reporter: if they don't find any more bombs. they have already found a handful of destructive devices and a lot of materials that could be used to make bombs including jugs of liquid chemicals. the specialized containment truck is here to take away any completed devices they might find so they can blow them up off site. >> the number one thing to do is identify it to let the neighbors know, hey, do we need to have the evacuators shelter in place? safety is our number one concern. >> reporter: the bomb squad
the attention of city officials and anne makovec tells us if all goes well the graffiti work might spread from the streets. >> reporter: lately he's been doing a lot of art like this. >> there are so many fans that are hard core fans for the 9ers and we wanted to do something for those guys, like to see their team stamped around the bay area. >> reporter: this mural in the mission district was the start of it paid for by donations and done last year. more requests started coming in. hahn finished this mural, bleeding gold on the same block earlier this week. >> a lot of things bring communities together and sports is one of them. >> reporter: and in neighborhoods where are street art can be a bit more rudimentary. people are glad to see a mural they can be proud of. >> graffiti art is an art form and people should probably explore that more. >> it's kind of weird but it's niece. >> reporter: these murals painted by hahn, and his painting partner. this was for a private super party and is just -- private super bowl party. >> we are looking for a high
's essentially a remote- controlled camera. as kpix 5 reporter anne makovec shows you it's all part of the utility's continuing effort to improve safety under pressure from the public. >> reporter: it may look like a basic construction project but it's more high-tech. a wireless robotic camera moving in to check out a 12" gas transmission line in brentwood. >> basically going to be analyzing the condition of the inside of the pipe, looking at thickness, corrosion, any defects. >> reporter: this is the first time pg&e is using this type of technology to inspect its pipes, a move prompted by the san bruno pipeline explosion of 2010 when a 30" natural gas line blew up, killing eight people and destroying the crestmoor neighborhood. this is all part of a long-term safety improvement project costing hundreds of millions of dollars and pg&e customers are helping foot the bill with increased gas rates. >> we have looked across the country for cutting edge technology, best industry practices, to help us as we move toward our goal of building the safest ga
. kpix's anne makovec with more. >> reporter: the latest deadline on capitol hill. >> i am calling this murder- suicide of government services and it will crash the economy. >> reporter: $85 billion worth of cuts are set to take effect on friday and congress is in recess. >> we are facing a government shut down and the american people are not going to receive positively to that. we are seeing fragile growth and only congress stands in the way. >> reporter: as usual congress can't agree and it might be us who has to pay. the white house released this list, what we could expect if it comes down. in california we lose $88 million in education funding, putting 1200 jobs at risk. >> this is the spring. you are trying to plan your budget for the fall. with this much chaos from washington, the fact this is so easily aviddable is why i am -- avoidable is why i am angry. >> reporter: army funding would be cut by 54 million. air force 15 million. >> i think what we are doing now to the men and women who are serving is unconscionable. they deserve a predictable life. >> reporter: national par
will be bringing you the latest as that comes in. right now live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> we also learned today four officers eventually shot and killed the gunman. where are those officers right now? >> reporter: they are on paid administrative leave and actually the chief wanted to stress that was nondisciplinary leave. he doesn't want anybody to infer that they were at all -- were part of, you know, an investigation of their own. he says that is obviously standard procedure when they go through something this traumatic. >> all right. anne makovec live in santa cruz, thank you. >>> well, the other big story today is the end of an era for the roman catholic church. pope benedict xvi set down a few hours ago. [ church bells tolling ] >> a white helicopter transported benedict to a 17th century palace. he will return to vatican city as pope emeritus, the first pope to retire in nearly 6 centuries. this historic event is drawing bay area catholics to church in the middle of the week. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran went to mass this morning
to anne makovec who has more on a video controvert. it was aimed at preventing violence and bullying against gays in the united states and flow there's controvert. >> it's one of those it gets better videos, a lot of celebrities from around the country have been producing these videos over the last couple of years basically meant to stop the bullying of gay, lesbian and transsexual teenagers. >> set goals for yourself. >> look to the future and it will get better. >> they told usa today they actually didn't realize what the video was about when they signed on for it. now the it gets better project has cut the 49ers video from it archives. so this is more fall out after the comments made by chris culliver on tuesday perceived as home phobic after he said he wouldn't welcome a gay player in the locker room. he apologized and other players are weighing in as well. >> the fact of the matter is people are real, people have real feelings so we just have to be very mindful of what we say to each other. >> there's a lot of homosexuals out there in the bay
makovec is in santa cruz this morning where they are mourning those fallen officers. anne. >> reporter: check out this memorial here behind me at the santa cruz police department downtown santa cruz. it has just been growing by the hour. a real outpouring of community support. police officers are appealing for cell phone video trying to put together more pieces of the puzzle of what transpired. a neighbor shot this cell phone video on tuesday showing lawmen slowly moving in formation to check on the suspect's body. they shot and killed 35-year- old jeremy goulet a former marine after they say he killed two santa cruz detectives who had come to his home to question him about an alleged sexual assault. they say he flung open the door and started firing. the detectives radioed for help as they lay dying and goulet stole their guns and their car. officers shot him a half hour later about a block away. >> there is no doubt in anyone's mind that the officers that engaged goulet stopped an imminent threat to the community and neutralized that pr
. for road conditions in a national report released today. kpix 5's anne makovec with why ing >>> potholes, cracks, uneven pavement. california is earning low marks for road conditions in a national report released today. >> kpix 5's anne makovec with why the golden state is falling behind the rest of the country. >> rows are bad, frustrating, need to be fixed. >>> ro the result of a new study didn't come as a surprise to bay area drivers. >> with traffic, potholes, bad. >> reporter: california's roadways are going downhill according to the foundation. for the past two decades the foundation tracked spending per mile on state-owned roads and measured performance analyzing things like conditions, congestion and highway deaths. crammed california was the only state that didn't improve except in three categories. >> i'm not surprised. >> reporter: according to the study we made improvements in two key areas. reducing fatal accidents and improving our bridges. there was a ceremony today to celebrate the seismic retrofitting of the dumbarton bridge. >> it was
.com. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> 818 north branciforte avenue across sunny side and water stage in the area of two victims of gunshot wounds 1531. >> police dispatch radio revealed a chaotic scene yesterday. you will hear more of those dramatic calls tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. >> a busted water pipe left homes damaged cars flooded and people in one san francisco neighborhood ankle deep in water this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where the water left utility crews with another big problem. cate. >> reporter: yeah. that problem is actually right behind me. let's show it to you now. this is where utility workers are focusing their efforts right now. this sinkhole was created by the break. as these crews are trying to clean it up, city workers are meeting with residents in this neighborhood to try and repair the damage. >> what are you going to do? >> it really is kind of a terrible loss to have this happen. >> reporter: neighbors let us into their homes to show us the aftermath of this morning's wat
of tons of steel fell right down into the water. kpix 5's anne makovec is on treasure island now where people are amazed nobody was hurt and it happened right in the middle of the day, right, anne? >> reporter: yeah. and the investigation into exactly how this went down continues. that should take a while. construction was halted yesterday right after the accident but that is also set to resume this morning. the crane was working under the deck of the new eastern span and collapsed just after noon. it was lifting a large steel segment when it slipped loose and fell on to a barge taking the crane down with it just grazing the bridge on its way down. >> the crane tipping over only caused some cosmetic damage to one of the crossbeams of the new east span. it just scraped some pant. there is no apparent damage to the structural integrity of the bridge. it just scraped some paint. >> reporter: the two floating bridges had been taking down the underlying support structure which was temporary. the suspension now is holding the road but taking down the str
into the studio, frank. >>> thank you very much michelle, let's get out to anne makovec because we have a bit of controversy once again, of course, one of the 49ers made a derogatory comment towards gays and now a video that is causing a little bit of trouble as well. anne makovec has the latest she's in san francisco. take it away. >> reporter: the 49ers are not making any friends in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community, after making this it gets better video. >> believe in yourself, set goals for yourself. >> look to the future and it will get better. >> reporter: now that is amad brooks and isaac, they now told usa today they actually didn't realize what the video was about when they signed on for it, so now the it gets better project has cut this 49ers video from its archives. this is more fall out after the comments made by chris culliver perceived as home phobic. he apologized publicly yesterday. and other players are weighing in now as well. >> the fact of the matter is people are real, people have real feelings, you know, so we just ha
posted. right now live from the scene in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> not a good way to wake up. >> you can't brush your teeth or have coffee, can't take a shower. that's no fun. >> no. no fun at all. happy tuesday -- or wednesday. >>> lawrence, happy tuesday -- wednesday. >> feels like monday. >> it does feel like monday. very interesting day weather- wise yesterday around the bay area. we haven't had many days like that but yeah the mountains covered with snow outside. well, the storm clouds have parted now and moved on by but the cold temperatures remain behind. bay bridge practicing with the lights this morning again. below freezing in santa rosa, 41 san francisco. reports of frost even at the coastline this morning. a weak ridge of high pressure trying to build into the bay area. a lot of clouds over the top of the ridge so we'll see high clouds from time to time. but looks like we'll stay dry for a bit. most of the storms headed toward the bay area will shift further to the east. cold in spots yesterday. upper 40s and low 5
airport. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in san jose this morning with a look at the tent city. >> reporter: i'm on the outskirts of then campment on spring street. it will be moved out on march 4. this camp has gotten so big you can see it from the airplanes come in and out of the san jose airport. about 100 people and approximately 40 tents. the squatters started coming here last month after the city raided a nearby encampment. the setups are elaborate some with windows and kitchens. >> reporter: is this a mattress? >> it's a big old mattress on plastic on crates. so the water goes underneath. >> reporter: the city has had a tough time with encampments like this recently. every time they clean one up another one forms. it will cost $40,000 to raid this encampment when they do it the first week of march. and then they are planning on patrolling this area much more often so another one doesn't show up in its place. anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> are you ready for weather? >> yes. >> good news for the weekend. >> we might see showers over the we
updates on that but right now live in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> all right, thank you. >>> at least they have a little sunshine on the way, too. >> no kidding. no more rain, right? >> no more rain but it's a cold start to the day. we have had that cold air dive in from the gulf of alaska, brought snow yesterday. today those cold temperatures in place early on. even some patchy frost outside if you are stepping out there right now. it's a cold beginning to the day and a beautiful shot over the bay bridge and a clear start to the day. plenty of sunshine today. and we are going to need it. these temperatures starting out cold again below freezing in santa rosa, 30 degrees, 39 in san jose. 33 in livermore. and 41 degrees in oakland. by the afternoon, high pressure trying to sneak back in here. that area of low pressure that brought the stormy weather to the bay area yesterday making its way into southern california. so if you are headed that way, be prepared for that. but we are going to see that weak ridge building in and the tempera
reporter anne makovec is on treasure island where people are amazed nobody was hurt and it happened right in the afternoon too, right, anne? >> reporter: yes. and it caused a lot of noise and a big scare for anybody who saw the crane go down. nobody was hurt. construction on the bay bridge right behind me is expected to resume this morning as is the investigation into exactly what happened. when the crane was working below the deck of the new eastern span it collapsed around noon. it was lifting a large steel segment when it slipped loose and fell on a barge taking the crane down with it. just grazing the bridge on its way down. >> the crane tipping over only caused some cosmetic damage to one of the crossbeams of the new east span. it just scraped some paint. there is no apparent damage to the structural integrity of the bridge. >> reporter: two floating cranes had been taking down the underlying support structure which was temporary anyway so it was supposed to come down. the suspension span is now holing up the road. but obviously taking that
the scene in santa clara, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> the debate over drones in alameda county takes center stage today. the board of supervisors is considering a sheriff's department plan to use an unarmed remote-controlled aircraft. the drones would only be used in specific situations like hostage crises, searches and bomb threats. aclu worked with the sheriff's department on the guidelines but still opposes that program. >>> government report confirms corrosion is to blame for a massive fire at that chevron refinery in richmond this past august. government investigators say the company knew the pipe was compromised should have replaced it. chevron says it is now inspecting every pipe for the same kind of corrosion. >>> it's 6:05. let's check weather with meteorologist lawrence karnow at the flower mart this morning. pretty flowers there. >> reporter: you know what? of course there are roses that are popular on this day but if you want something else, how about tulips? those are very popular this time of year and, of course, just as gorgeous.
makovec is at the scene in san jose. anne, what can you tell us? >> reporter: the investigation is turned over to the coroner's office but preliminary reports from the police show that it looks like this is just a very unfortunate accident. the woman 24-year-old woman fell 11 stories from this condo building here behind me. the city heights condo building in downtown san jose near st. james. so we have a couple of blocks roped off by police right now. it looks like they are getting ready to reopen the streets very soon. she fell on to the sidewalk below here and she was found dead. several people called police to tell them that they had heard so many partying on the 11th floor. people called noise reporting hearing a loud thump. she wasn't alone up there. there was one other person with her. police do not believe foul play was involved. live in san jose, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> such a tragic accident. thank you. >>> a new round of rain has been washing over the bay area. this is the city last night people out with umbrellas walking in the
makovec is in pittsburg this morning with what started the shootout. anne. >>> reporter: that pittsburg police officer is going to be okay. that is the good news this morning. one suspect is in custody. you can see an extensive crime scene blocked off here behind me in pittsburg. this is around the area of 12th and maple. now, the man whom police say shot the officer was then shot by police. he's in the hospital in stable condition under arrest. a 30-year-old from oakley with a criminal helps of weapons violations. two pittsburg officers tried to talk to him around 11:0 last night on maple and 12th. he started running away and then officers say he started shooting at them and the officer was hit. >> very tragic situation. a lot of emotions. we are glad he is okay and has been treated and released from the hospital. >> reporter: police took several other people into custody for questioning. they say, though, that these people are not yet being charged with anything. this investigation is ongoing. they say they're not looking for othe
in sonoma county. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec has the latest. >> reporter: investigators have been doing a lot more interviews overnight. they say that they are confident they will be able to catch the murderer soon. in the meantime, this person is still on the loose because they say this was not a murder- suicide. three men were found shot to death inside a bedroom in one of the houses on the back end of this property in forrestville. one of the men's brother found them after he hadn't heard from him in several hours. >> we got called at about 3:15 this afternoon by a female reporting party. she was here with her boyfriend. and the boyfriend, his brother is one of the deceased subjects inside the residence. so they are the ones that came out and found them. >> reporter: investigators have been talking to that couple as well as some people who live on this property. there are several homes here. while the sheriff's office isn't releasing much of what they've discovered, they say we don't need to be too worried about a murderer on the loose. they
. that home is still full of dangerous materials. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in santa clara this morning where the home is under guard. anne. >> reporter: yesterday, they found another, quote, usable bomb inside of this home on humboldt avenue. so today they are going to bring in a special bomb containment trailer and blow that bomb up. they are also concerned about what else they might find in this home. this is the man officers say is behind all of this. 45-year-old everet basham arrested tuesday for making a death threat against state senator leland yee. when officers searched his home they found assault weapons and bomb-making materials which they then detonated in the front yard as seen from a neighbor's security camera and then yesterday, they found more volatile materials. investigators say he is a hoarder. his house is covered in surveillance cameras and radio antennae. >> it's not over yet. so i don't want to knock on wood per se. something could happen tomorrow while we're searching. >> i didn't think the guy would make a bomb
. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec reports from santa cruz. >> reporter: behind me is that scene the latter scene that you mentioned where the suspect was shot on doyle street. santa cruz sheriff's officers are investigating this and it could take days or even weeks to wrap up this investigation. but we do know the basics right now. this is the man officers say shot and killed two santa cruz detectives yesterday afternoon. 35-year-old jeremy goulet who lived in santa cruz some say worked at a harbor coffee shop, these are the fallen officers, sergeant loran butch baker and detective elizabeth butler. investigators say the officers were talking outside of his home on branciforte. they were there for a investigation when goulet opened fire killing them both. and goulet then took off. officers caught up with him on nearby doyle street and they say he shot first at them, they returned fire and goulet was shot dead. >> kind of chaotic. people didn't know what was happening. >> i started walking down the street and the gunfire started in front of me a
in this unprecedented tragedy. >> all united together. thank you, anne makovec live in santa cruz. >>> the gunman's own father described his son as a ticking time bomb. jeremy goulet's criminal background also cases of being a peeping tom. he was arrested for that in portland, oregon in 2007 and in berkeley last august. neighbors there called police about fights between goulet and his twin brother. he was fired from a coffee shop last friday. customers said he always makes them feel uncomfortable. >> i just remember he was in intense. something about him was like kind of you know. >> goulet was in the marine reserves from 1996 to 2002 and he worked as a helicopter mechanic and with military police. >>> the lehigh southwest cement company is being sued by the families of three workers killed in a shooting spree at the company's quarry near cupertino. the gunman was former employee shareef allman who committed suicide after the 2011 rampage. the suit claims the company knew allman was unstable and could have done more to prevent the tragedy. >> clean-up tips af
people are injured. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is on fifth and market with what started it all. >> reporter: the intersection is reopened now. you can see it's fairly busy at 6 a.m. imagine how crazy it was at 9:30 last night. here's a look at the scene after a multi-car crash at fifth and mission. it started with an unmarked police car spotting a stolen town car at market and eighth a flew blocks away, followed that stolen car to the 300 block of eddy street when several other police cars joined in. they put down some spike strips trying to stop the stolen car. the car drove on the sidewalk to avoid the spike strips and a police officer started shooting at the car. it continued on to fifth and mission, hit a taxicab and then that's two vehicles hit two other cars. so a total of five people were hurt. the suspect and four other people. luckily, everybody is going to survive, nonlife-threatening injuries. they were able to take the driver of that allegedly stolen car into custody and the police officer who did the shooting is now on paid admi
three other cars downtown. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in san francisco this morning with an update. >> reporter: it got wild. of course the streets are quiet now, but imagine this all going down at around 10 p.m. here's a look at the scene just a few hours ago. it all started at about quarter after 9:00 last night when someone reported a black town car stolen. that is when police spotted it at market and 8th. a few minutes after that met up with other police cars on the 300 block of eddy street. the police put down some spike strips to try to stop that stolen car. and the car instead drove on to the sidewalk to avoid the spike strip so an officer started shooting at the car. it continued on and ended up here at fifth and mission, hit a taxicab. two other vehicles were hit by the stolen car and cab and ended up with the suspect and four other people injured. luckily they are all going to be okay. none of those injuries are life- threatening and the officer that fired those shots back on eddy street is now on paid administrative leav
-involved shooting. that's what we have right now live in pittsburg, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> some more developing news. this in the south bay. a bomb squad headed back out to santa clara neighborhood here later this morning. officers blew up some sort of device in the home's front yard last night. chp officers still surrounding the home at this hour and we are waiting for more information from a public information officer who is now headed to the scene. as soon as we get it, we'll pass it on. >>> a shooting victim at santa cruz has helped police come up with a sketch of the suspect respect. a 21-year-old uc-santa cruz student was waiting for a bus monday night when she was attacked from behind near natural bridges state park. at first she thought she had been hit with a gun. but doctors found a bullet lodged in her head. she is expected to survive. >>> appear arraignment is set this afternoon for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arrested anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspect of killing genelle conway all
path to mineta international airport. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the condition at the tent city. >> reporter: it's cold to be camping but the people behind mere along spring street say they have no other choice but to live in this shantytown. police are planning a clean-up though so they are going to have to find somewhere else to live as soon as march 4. this encampment near guadalupe river park has gotten so big, you can see it from the airplanes. 100 people living in 40 tents. the squatters started coming here last month after the city raided a nearby encampment and the setup they are living in are elaborate some with windowpanes and makeshift kitchens. >> reporter: is this a mattress? >> it's a big old mattress wrapped in plastic and up on top of crates, i mean, you know, wood. so the rain goes under the pallet. >> reporter: now, the city has had a tough time with encampments recently. every time think clean one up, another one forms. they say it will cost about $40,000 to clean up this encampment. it is one of dozens
injured in a shooting. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in pittsburg where she just spoke with police. what do they say, anne? >> reporter: the good news is that the pittsburg police officer who was shot here late last night is going to be okay. he was treated and released. here's a look at the scene. roads still block off near maple and 12th. that's where two officers tried to contact a suspect who had several outstanding warrants and when they did try to make contact with this man, they say he ran from them. a chase ensued. and as this chase was going on, officers say the man turned around and started shooting at the officers. that is when one of them was hit. again, he is going to be okay. the officers returned fire. they hit the suspect. that suspect is now in the hospital. he is also under arrest. they say they are not looking for any other suspects in this case. they are just keeping an eye on the one suspect that is in the hospital. he is in stable condition. all we know about him right now is that he is 30 years old, he is from oakley and
cardinal from casting his vote for the next pope. >>> thank you for being with us today. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. well, gas prices in california are going up but the bay area still isn't the highest in the state. we will be looking at that. >> and frank talk is not something we are used to from politicians, but we are having a lot more of it in california. we will look at that. >> and the president's state of the union address and watergate. all is coming up, but first this morning, we are getting our first look at the white house proposal on immigration reform. >> yes. the whole process could take up to eight years, but first illegal immigrants could apply for legal status for spouses and children. business owners would have to check the immigration status within four years. >> and the president wants to legalize millions of workers. he calls for a new immigration system that tightens border security. evidence on the issue came from the outstretched hands of john mccain and lindsey graham, tough critiques of mr. obama's foreign policy. >> sent me a good immigratio
francisco that ended with a crash and gunfire. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in san francisco this morning with an update. >> reporter: good morning. turned into a wild chase at fifth and mission, where it all ended last night. but take a look at the video we shot just a few hours ago. starting at 9:15, a car was stolen and an unmarked police car spotted the car at market and 8th, followed it to eddy street where marked cars joined in the chase. put down some spike strips. the driver of the stolen black town car drove up on the sidewalk to avoid the spike strips and that is when an officer started shooting at the car. at fifth and mission it hit a taxicab which then hit two other vehicles. four vehicles were involved in the accident and five people were hurt including the suspect. everything is going to be okay. everything is going to live but the investigation continues and in the meantime that police officer who did the shooting at the car back on eddie industries is on paid administrative leave. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> let's check the w
is no longer important to me. i do not fear death as i died long ago." in the newsroom, anne makovec kpix 5. >>> another round of rain is moving through the bay area overnight. this is the city last night. let's get the latest from lawrence karnow. >> cold enough out there that i think we are going to see some snow. the sun comes up and it looks like snow across our mountains. it should be interesting this morning as we have some cold temperatures in place and showers beginning to sag a little bit further to the south right now. you can see it on our high-def doppler radar. some of that moisture really south of the golden gate bridge and becoming more widely scattered and i think that will be the case throughout the morning. still, you can see some pockets of moderate amounts of rainfall. you can see that along the 580 near dublin seeing good rainfall there maybe some more snow across the mountains too. snow level down to about 2500 feet. look at that. you can see all that cold air and low, you get an idea of the circulation as the system sags to the s
in world series glory. spring training starts tuesday. anne makovec was at the giants fanfest today where thousands of fans turned out to greet the 2012 world champions. >> it's a fantastic day as a giants fan and super day for me. >>> reporter: the lines started forming last night and grew to more than five blocks long for the morning all for the chance to see the giants in person. >> take the mindset as no one wants to shine brighter than the other. we all shine at one time or another. >> reporter: the world series trophies were shining as props for fan photos. >> i wanted to touch one. but they wouldn't let me. >> reporter: they waited in line for hours. >> yeah. hoping for someone cool. >> reporter: not knowing which rotated player would be signing autographs when it was their turn. >> we were waiting in line for pablo. we were getting pictures. and literally we're right here, he leaves. >> reporter: but another star player was around the corner. >> oh, my god, yes, so happy. love hunter pence. >> reporter: do you have a crush on him? >> o
want to wish everyone happy new year. >> lunar new year is here the year of the snake. here is ann makovec. >> reporter: it is a new beginning, a new fortune. the bernie family is ringing in a new lunar year in china town. >> come down celebrate the chinese new year. cooking, eating, celebrating, food, family. >> reporter: and the traditional red envelope filled with cash. >> gotten your red envelope yet? >> yes, four from friends. >> reporter: groups like this are hoping to usher in good financial fortune with performances at local banks. >> bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits. >> reporter: the color to have day is red. >> when there is red, it gives everything bad from last year put it away everything is a brand new start. >> reporter: start of the year of the snake. to be honest the snake is not the most lovable animal of the zodiac some traditional forecasters are forecasting economic upheaval and strife. september 11th terror attacks fell on the year of the snake and bombing of pearl harbour in 1941 but people we spoke with are
his santa clara home for the third day today and anne makovec reports from there. >> reporter: officers have been here all day long on humboldt avenue. the house is similar to that of a hoarder. >> we are still trying to make it through the house. >> reporter: so far they have found a lot of material that could be used to make bombs. our cameras spotted these liquid chemicals in the backyard this morning just as the bomb squad arrived with a specialized containment trick to take away an explosive device they found in the house. officers say they don't know what they will find next. >> every time you open anything and look, you take a deep breath, okay, here we go. keep goin. >> reporter: on tuesday night the bomb squad blew up some material. >> we are concerned. >> reporter: people who live in this quiet santa clara neighborhood watch it with amazement. >> we want to see the end of it so we can continue our lives. >> reporter: this is the home of 45-year-old everett basham in jail accused of sending death threats to state senator leland yee
him but doing much, much better. >> in petaluma, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> for the first time ever, a nuclear weapons research lab in a local company have teamed up to help save money on solar power. sandia national labs opened to cool earth solar in order to collaborate on the world's first inflatebl solar tubes. >> it's about economic security. it's about energy security. we had to involve a laboratory to meet the needs. >> what are solar tubes? they are just like solar panel, collect sunlight and turn it into energy. the advantage of the tubes is they are cheaper since they don't contain steel or glass. ken bastida live with mobile5 at the golden gate bridge toll plaza where pretty soon all the tolls are going to be collected electronically. ken? >> yeah, that's the story allen. it's going to happen at the end of march if the schedule stays where it's at right now. about 20 million people actually drive across the golden gate bridge every year. believe it or not, 70% are on fastrak already. 30% paying cash they are targeting now. they want
of struggle at the shooting scene. live in sonoma county, anne makovec kpix 5. >>> we are expecting an update today on the homicide investigation of a teenaged girl from solano county. this is the last photo of 13- year-old genelle conway allen last seen thursday near east tabor and grand circle in fairfield. she was found dead the next morning at allan witt park. police say she had been strangled. so far, no word on any motive or suspects. >>> and a brentwood family wants to know if you saw this woman their daughter 21-year- old tori stevenson last seen friday in san francisco. her mother says tori's boyfriend dropped her off for a john interview in the tenderloin. she said she would call him in an hour to pick her up but no one has heard from her since. >> tori, if you see this, please call me. call mike. [ crying ] >> call the san francisco police. we will come and get you. we will come and get you. anywhere you are, please call. please call. >> stevenson is 5'4" and 110 pounds with long brown hair, hazel eyes and tatoos on her forearms. >>>
are on the scene of a water main break by mason and filbert. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec shows us why it may take several hours apparently to fix this break, anne. >> reporter: first they are trying to clean up the mets in the intersection of filbert and mason and will have to go underground and repair the mess. a 12" water main line broke underground. they are cleaning up the cable car line. that's also going to be affected today. they say it's going to take about four to six hours to have this all fixed up. water was gushing into the intersection here a couple of hours ago. and the water department doesn't know why the water main broke. it could be old age, ground movement or weather. it was cold overnight. they say only two blocks of filbert though are without water right now. there are other reports of outages in other nearby neighbor
the deck collapsed along with 100 tons of steel. kpix 5's anne makovec is on treasure island this morning where people are amazed nobody was hurt. >> reporter: everybody is lucky for that after this accident yesterday. the investigation into exactly what happened here is set to resume early this morning and construction is as well after being halted yesterday. the crane was working below the deck of the new eastern span and collapsed just after noon. it was lifting a large steel segment when it slipped loose and fell on a barge taking the crane down with it. our ken bastida got a close-up look at the aftermath yesterday afternoon. >> the red section that you see the sparks coming off of right now is the upper section of the crane that came crashing down. just behind that to the left is a piece of the falsework, the iron work that held up the roadway. that came crashing down as well on to that barge. now we're going to swing way over underneath the bridge and you'll see the original crane that rolled over. there it is. it's laying on top of
officers. anne makovec reports from santa cruz. >> reporter: it is going to be another sad day here in santa cruz. doyle drive is still blocked off behind me. investigators say this entire investigation could take days if not weeks to complete. this is the man that officers say shot and killed two santa cruz detectives yesterday afternoon, 35 jeremy goulet who lived in the area and worked at a coffee shop. the two cops are detective loran bump baker and detective elizabeth butler. the officers were talking outside his home on branciforte yesterday there for some sort of investigation when goulet opened fire killing them both. >> i have known both of these officers for a long time and there aren't words to describe how i feel personally about this and how my department is reacting to this horrific, horrific tragedy. >> reporter: officers say the suspect shot them first and they returned fire and killed him. to be sure there weren't any other suspects on the loose, s.w.a.t. officers broke doors down in the neighborhood and put four schools on lockd
to go to the property and pick up those three bodies. live in sonoma county, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> we are getting the last known image of a 13-year-old bay area murdered girl. police will release more details on the investigation later today. genelle conway allen was last seen thursday afternoon near east tabor avenue and grande circle in fairfield. she was found dead the next morning at the allan witt park about three miles away. she had been strangled. police have not released any information on a motive or a possible suspect. >>> another missing person investigation here in san francisco. 21-year-old tori stevenson of brentwood was last seen on friday. according to her mother, tori's boyfriend dropped her off for a job interview in the tenderloin neighborhood. she told him she would call him in an hour to be picked up but no one has seen her since. >>> torrie, if you see this, please call me, call mike, call the san francisco police. we will come and get you. we will come and get you anywhere you are, please, call. [ crying ] >> stevens
in a shootout with other police officers. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is in santa cruz now with the latest. >> reporter: it's going to be another hard breaking day here -- heartbreaking day here in santa cruz after two police officers died. the street behind me, doyle street is where the suspect was shot that was just reopened a few minutes ago. so investigators have wrapped up their work on the scene. they say this investigation could take days or even weeks to actually complete. now, here is the man officers say shot and killed those two santa cruz detectives yesterday afternoon. 35-year-old jeremy goulet, who lived in santa cruz and worked at a harbor coffee shop, these are the fallen officers. sergeant loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler. investigators say the two were talking outside of goulet's home on branciforte about a block away and they were there for some sort of investigation when goulet opened fire killing them both. investigators say goulet then took off after that shooting, but officers caught up with him here on doyle stree
. on treasure island. anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> several cars? a building were damaged by -- and a building were damaged by flames in pacifica at an auto towing yard. by the time if firefighters got to the fire this morning it had spread from cars to an outbuilding. fire officials say it was windy at the time and that made the fire difficult to put out. no one was hurt and the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> its has been less than a week since fugitive cop killer chris dorner died in a standoff and now the resort area is getting back to normal. cbs reporter louisa hodge has more from big bear. >> it's done and we can come up and hang and not feel threatened. >> we were actually going to come last weekend and we saw how dorner was up here and we came this weekend instead. >> reporter: while a feeling of safety returned to the mountain community, the week's events are still on the minds of many. a steady stream of people stopped in to take a look at the burned out cabin where investigators say christopher dorner took his life. after that gun b
to determine exactly how it started. on treasure island. anne makovec kpix 5. >>> several cars were damaged by flames at an auto towing yard in pacifica. by the time firefighters got to the fire on palmetto avenue this morning it had spread from cars to an outbuilding. it was windy at the time and that made the fire difficult to put out. no one was hurt and the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> well, the bright light seen streaking across the bay area sky last night was a sporadic meteor. that's a confirmation tonight from the american meteor society. it was captured on a camera mounted on the dashboard of a vehicle. meteor experts say fireballs happen every night all around the world. this one just happened to be spotted here in the bay area. [ sirens ] >>> that fireball was nowhere the size of the one that slammed into russia friday morning. local time. that one was a 7,000-pound chunk of space rock. that hurtled into the ground at 40,000 miles an hour. it caused significant damage and more than 1,000 people were injured. >>> now as cbs
place at the wrong time. >> reporter: in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> south bay communities are coming together to make sure guns stay off the streets of a gun buy-back program in east palo alto was so successful today, they ran out of cash. they had to give out vouchers. kpix 5 reporter patrick sedillo shows us hundreds of guns were turn over to police. >> reporter: the line stretched for city blocks in both directions. >> the old single barrel .12- gauge isn't worth anything, $200 today. >> reporter: it was a slow process. >> doesn't seem organized. >> reporter: the tricity effort of east palo alto, menlo park and palo alto police departments hosted the gun buy- back getting tec-9, assault weapons and pistols even a hand grenade and two hours and 40 minutes collecting 355 firearms including 111 handguns, 227 rifles or shotguns, and 11 assault weapons. >> three sets of people coming up to each car trying to get them through the like quickly. >> reporter: as you can see behind me a dozen people decided to just ditch their cars and walk up
to avoid the dreaded "sequester". kpix 5's anne makovec with more on how the cuts could impact california. >>> just days before cuts happen congress is going to go back to work tomorrow. we have more on how the cuts can impact california. >> the latest doomsday deadline on capitol hill. >> i am calling this one murder- suicide of government services and it is going to crash our economy. >> reporter: $85 billion worth of cuts set to take place on friday and congress is in recess. >> we are facing a government shutdown and the american people are not going to react positively to that. we are seeing fragile economic growth in our economy and only congress stands in the way of that growth right now. >> reporter: as usual, congress can not agree and it might be all of us who might have to pay. the white house released this detailed list of impact state by state what to expect if the hatchet comes down. >> reporter: in california we would lose $88 million in education funding putting 1200 teacher and aid jobs at risk. >> this is the spring. you are trying
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